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Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

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Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general’s office...

More than 30 killed in militia attacks in western Ethiopia

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Armed militia men killed more than 30 people in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region, a senior opposition leader told Reuters on Thursday,...

Ethiopia brings some migrants home as concern over Saudi camps grows

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Ethiopia will repatriate nearly 2 000 migrants from Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks, a government minister said on Thursday, amid growing international concern...

Regional party wins Tigray election

The regional ruling party won a landslide election victory in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, officials said, as confrontation looms with national authorities who branded...

Tigray stages elections in defiance of PM Abiy

Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Wednesday went ahead with regional elections in an act of defiance against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who called the...

Ethiopia bars journalists from flying to Tigray regional vote, passengers say

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At least 12 people, including four journalists and a senior think tank analyst, were barred on Monday from flying to Tigray, four of the...

ISS: Ethiopia can learn from its neighbours about national dialogue

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The optimism initially generated by Ethiopia’s much-praised political transition that started in 2018 has waned. Rivalry has grown between the federal government and some...

Ethiopia’s Tigray region to holds poll, defying federal government

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Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region will head to the polls on Wednesday in defiance of the federal government, the latest challenge to Prime Minister Abiy...

Ethiopia protest clashes kill at least nine, most by gunshot, doctors...

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Clashes between Ethiopian security forces and protesters demanding the release of an opposition politician and a media magnate have killed at least nine people...

ISS: Inclusive national dialogue is a priority for Ethiopia

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The 29 June murder of popular Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa from the Oromo ethnic group has reignited ethnic violence in the country. Over 200...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...